Carey Thompson | Vice President of Enrollment and Communications, Dean of Admission
Office: 236 Burrow Hall | Phone: (901) 843-3700 |  Email:


J. Carey Thompson was appointed the Vice President for Enrollment and Communications, Dean of Admission in August 2010. Thompson leads the college’s Division of Enrollment and Communications comprising the offices of Admission, Communications, Rhodes Express, and Financial aid.

Prior to coming to Rhodes, Dean Thompson was the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Planning Services/Dean of Admission and Student Financial Planning at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Prior to that, he was Director of Admission at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Thompson holds a Master of Education degree in institutional advancement from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Furman University. Actively involved in several professional organizations, he currently serves as President on the Board of Directors for the Common Application.